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  1. Library Resource

    An Assessment of the Evidence

    Reports & Research
    Journal Articles & Books
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011

    This report seizes the opportunity to learn from existing evidence by analyzing lessons derived from impact evaluations produced between 2000 and January 2009 to begin to discern what has been effective in agriculture. It is part of a broader effort being undertaken by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank to understand how impact evaluations can help improve performance and broadly disseminate those lessons.

  2. Library Resource
    Land policies and farm productivity in Thailand cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 1988

    This study assesses the economic implications of land ownership security in rural Thailand. It uses data from this country to rigorously analyze several aspects of land ownership security. It provides both qualitative and quantiative information on the effects of ownership security. The study presents a conceptual model and literature review and is followed by separate discussions on the evolution of land rights in Thailand; the study methodology and the nature of the data; and the credit market.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2012
    Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Eastern Europe

    This study reviews how the integration of environmental concerns into agriculture and forestry is progressing in the countries of Southeastern Europe (SEE) and of Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) since 2000 and assesses prospects for the future. The present report is a contribution to the environment for Europe process. At the Fifth Ministerial Conference in Kiev in 2003, participants decided to pay greater attention to the needs of the EECCA and adopted an environmental strategy for the sub-region.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2013

    Ningbo serves as the Chinese pilot city
    for the World Bank Climate Resilient Cities (CRC) Program.
    The CRC program aims to, prepare local governments in the
    East Asia region to better understand the concepts and
    consequences of climate change; how climate change
    consequences contribute to urban vulnerabilities; and what
    is being done by city governments in East Asia and around
    the world to actively engage in learning capacity building,

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2012

    This book provides an overview of the
    World Bank's Eco2 cities : ecological cities as
    economic cities initiative. The objective of the Eco2 cities
    initiative is to help cities in developing countries achieve
    a greater degree of ecological and economic sustainability.
    The book is divided into three parts. Part one describes the
    Eco2 cities initiative framework. It describes the approach,
    beginning with the background and rationale. Key challenges

  6. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2013
    Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Eastern Europe

    This volume presents a synthesis of the multi-country collaborative program of analytical and advisory activities titled reducing vulnerability to climate change in European and Central Asian (ECA) agricultural systems. Climate change and its impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout the ECA region. Adaptation measures now in use in the region-largely piecemeal efforts-would be insufficient to prevent impacts on agricultural production over the coming decades.

  7. Library Resource
    Farmer and Farm Worker Perceptions of Land Reform and Sustainable Agriculture in Tajikistan cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012

    The objectives of the study are to
    assess the impact of operational efforts in farmland
    restructuring and sustainable agricultural land management
    on vulnerability amongst rural households in Tajikistan; and
    to provide context and improve strategies for current
    operations in land reform, rural growth and sustainable land
    management given the challenges of economic transition,
    institutional, economic and environmental fragility, and the

  8. Library Resource

    A World Bank Policy Research Report

    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003

    Land policies are of fundamental importance to sustainable growth, good governance, and the well-being of, and the economic opportunities open to, both rural and urban dwellers - particularly the poor. To this end, research on land policy, and analysis of interventions related to the subject, have long been of interest to the Bank's Research Department, and other academic, and civil society institutions.

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